Macro Briefing: 22 February 2022

* Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine on “peacekeeping” mission
* US and European governments set to roll out new sanctions on Russia
* Will Putin’s troops stop in eastern Ukraine or is this start of full invasion?
* Oil prices rise amid higher geopolitical tension
* Bearish bets on stocks are surging
* Spike in geopolitical risk takes a bite out of cryptocurrencies
* What’s at stake for the global economy as conflict draws closer in Ukraine?
* Fed Governor Bowman suggests 1/2-point hike possible if inflation is hot
* Gold trades near 9-month high as Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine: